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Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Associate Department Chair
  • Professor
    School Psychology

    Distinguished Research Scholar

  • The Chicago School Chicago
Department
School Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
EFletcher@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography
  • Program Coordinator, School Psychology Doctoral Program
  • Director of the KABC Institute: online address:
  • http://ego.thechicagoschool.edu/kabc
  • Executive Director CHSD 218 Neuropsychology Clinic
  • President, American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology (2012-2014)
Education
  • B.S. Speech, English, & Psychology; Rio Grande College, Ohio
  • M.Ed. Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
  • Ed.D. College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Diplomate, ABPdN, American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Licensure(s)
  • School Psychology, Illinois, Indiana, & Texas
  • Board Certifiied Pediatric Neuropsychology (ABPdN), American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • LPC, Texas
Areas Of Expertise

Select Presentations

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (July, 2014). Invited Keynote Address: A Neurodevelopmental Model of Neuropsychological Assessment; School Neuropsychology Institue, Dallas, TX.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (January, 2014). Invited Presentation: Autism & the DSM-V; Illinois School Psychology Association Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (January, 2014). Invited Presentation: Neuropsychological Perspectives on Reading Disorders; Illinois School Psychology Association Annual Conference, Springfield, IL.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (February, 2014) Neurodevelopmental Model of Assessment; National Association of School Psychologist Annual Convention, Washington DC.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (March, 2014) Invited Presentation: Differential Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Miami-Dade ISD School Psycholgists, Miami, FL.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (November, 2013). Invited Presentation: Neuropsychological Perspectives on the Determination of Learning Disabilities; American Speech & Language Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Il.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (October, 2013) Invited Presentation: Neurodevelopmental Model of Assessment; Florida Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference, Tampa,FL.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (September, 2013). Invited Presentation: The Mangement of Concussion in the Schools, Kentucky Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (August, 2013). Invited Presentation: Equivalency Studies with Q Interactive; American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Select Publications

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2014). Foreword. Technical Manual of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition: San Antonio, TX: Pearson.

  • Vannest, K., Reynolds, C. & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (2014). The Encyclopedia of Special Education, (4th ed). New York: Wiley.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Ed). The Neuropsychology of Women (2009). New York: Springer.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Reynolds, C.R.R. (2008). Neuroscientific and Clinical Perspectives on the RTI Initiative in Learning Disabilities Diagnosis and Intervention. New York: Wiley.

  • Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Eds.) (2008). Handbook of clinical child neuropsychology. (3rd. ed) New York: Plenum.

  • Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E., (Eds.) (2007). The encyclopedia of special education (3rd edition). New York: Wiley.

  • Kaufman, A., Lichtenberger, E. Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Kaufman, N. (2004). The essentials of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-II. New York: Wiley.

  • Fletcher-Janzen, E. & Reynolds, C.R.R. (2003). Diagnostic desk reference of childhood disorders: Clinical and special education applications. New York: Wiley.

Community Involvement

  • Coordinator of TCS host conference to the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Sept. 5th & 6th 2014.
  • Development of the CHSD 218 Neuropsychology Clinic
  • Development of 5 APA approved internship posiitons at the CHSD 218 Neuropsychology Clinic
  • Co-Coordination of ISPIC Intervention Showcase--State-wide meeting May, 2014
  • Pediatric Neuropsychology mid-year Board meeting at TCSPP, January 2014
  • Author of the Foreword to the Technical Manual of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition.
  • Reviewer and contributor; revision of Wechsler Intellgence Scale for Children, 5th Edition
  • Reviewer and contributor; revision of The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-II, Pearson, Assessment
  • Founding Editor of Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Editorial Board for Journal of Applied School Psychology
  • Reviewer for Journal of Applied Neuropsychology
  • Reviewer for Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Reveiwer for APA Journal of Psychological Assessment 
  • NASP Neuropsychology Interest Group

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, Division 40
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychologists, President
  • National Association of School Psychologists

Q&A

Q: Please describe your teaching philosophy.

A. To translate research in the psychological, social and neurosciences into best practices for school psychology students and practitioners.

Q: Please provide a statement or philosophy regarding the practice of psychology.

A. To strive to be the best scientist and practitioner that I can be so that I can effect good outcomes for those who need mental health services.

Q: Why did you choose to enter the field of psychology?

A. I entered the field of school psychology 26 years ago because it was fascinating and exciting, and it is more so today!

Q: What advice would you give to a student entering The Chicago School?

A. Try not to be daunted by the breadth and depth of learning that you need to be a school psychologist, design your practice from research, and seek out mentors who can help you on your journey.